Torger Juve (October 23, 1840 - ?) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
The Wisconsin State Assembly is the lower house of the Wisconsin Legislature. Together with the smaller Wisconsin Senate, the two constitute the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
Torger O. Juve was born in Christiansands Stift (now Telemark), Norway. He immigrated to the United States with his family during 1852. He first resided at Koshkonong, Wisconsin, until 1857.He graduated from Luther College in 1866 and from Concordia College in 1869 and become a Lutheran clergyman.
Koshkonong is a town in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,692 at the 2010 census. The town entirely surrounds the city of Fort Atkinson. The unincorporated communities of Koshkonong Mounds and Vinnie Ha Ha are located in the town. The unincorporated communities of Blackhawk Island and Koshkonong is also located partially in the town.
Luther College is a private liberal arts college in Decorah, Iowa. Established as a Lutheran seminary in 1861 by Norwegian immigrants, the school today is an institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Juve was elected to the Assembly as a Republican legislator from Vernon County, Wisconsin, in 1881 and was re-elected in 1882.
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